February 23, 2017
8:30 AMCANCELLED-Fitness Hike at Canyon ViewCANCELLED Raise your heart rate and your spirits on this strenuous, moderately paced, 6-mile hike over steep and uneven terrain (400-ft elevation gain) with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers.$0$0$0Ages 15 and up.$0$0Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, Canyon View Staging Area: Begin at Wood Canyon Trail off Canyon Vistas in Aliso Viejo. From Pacific Park/Canyon Vistas intersection, go Northwest on Canyon Vistas. Park legally (note street signs) on or near Canyon Vistas, preferably between Coastal Oak and Madia (22100 region of Canyon Vistas). Wood Canyon Trail starts as a paved sidewalk between a neighborhood park and tree-lined easement, then becomes dirt trail into the canyon.$0$0Required Online Reservations$0$0For questions call: 949-497-8324.$0$0Parking: Free.$0$0$0
February 23, 2017
10:15 AMScales, Feathers & Fur Preschool Program
  • Come learn all about animals covered with scales, feathers, or fur!
  • Class includes hands-on learning, fun crafts, and meeting zoo animals up close!
  • Ages 3-4 years old only.
  • Parent must accompany child for duration of program.
  • Fee: $5 per child (includes one adult).
  • Parking fee: $3 per vehicle.
  • Registration is required! Call (714) 973-6846 to register.
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February 15, 2017  Aliso Beach Construction Notice

South Coast Water District will be completing the Aliso Beach Sewer Interceptor Lining project beginning Feb. 13, 2017. The project construction is located in and around the Aliso Beach parking lot, in addition to the beach area south of Camel Point.

Work will occur Monday – Friday, 7 a.m to 6 p.m.

South Coast Water District hired Sancon Engineering, Inc. to perform repairs/renewal of its deteriorated sewer main.

For more information email smorgan@scwd.org

News ImageFebruary 1, 2017  Concessions RFP - Laguna Niguel Lake and Aliso Beach CafeThe County of Orange, Calif. is issuing this Request for Proposals to solicit responses from qualified individuals or business entities to operate and manage two County-owned facilities under the terms of a Ground Lease.

The two facilities offered for Lease are a facility located within the Laguna Niguel Regional Park, Laguna Niguel overlooking Sulphur Creek Reservoir and a facility located in Aliso Beach Park, Laguna Beach overlooking the ocean. The intent of this RFP is to seek Proposers who possess the qualifications, experience, and expertise necessary to successfully develop and operate a business on one or both Concession Sites.
January 26, 2017  Partial Trail Closures

Trails have reopened following last week's storms with some restrictions, as follows:

  • Eagle Grove and Vedanta Wilderness Area: Open - Live Oak Trail/Vista / Hoffman Homestead / Coyote Trail / Pawfoot Trail

  • Arroyo Trabuco Trail: Partial Opening– All Trabuco Creek crossings remain closed due to flowing water. Do not attempt to cross swift moving water. Open areas include Aventura gate to Arroyo Vista / Rancho Santa Margarita Bridge to O’Neill Park / Oso Parkway to Crown Valley Bridge

  • Tijeras Creek Trail and Chiquita Ridge: Open- Some pooled water remains and there is mud in shaded areas

January 26, 2017  Park to reopen Thursday, Feb. 16

UPDATE 2/15/17: Ortega Highway has now reopened. The park will reopen at 7 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.

Ortega Highway (74) is closed in both directions until further notice due to storm damage. Caspers Wilderness Park will be closed for the duration of the road closure, but rangers will continue to patrol the park.

If you have questions about camping reservations, call the park at (949) 923-2210. For information about the road closure, please visit the Caltrans website.